Articles about Amazon Echo

Here's a roundup of Amazon's new products for kids

29 Sep 2021

Technology
Here's a roundup of Amazon's new products for kids

At Amazon's September 28 event, a slew of smart devices and a cute home robot called Astro were unveiled to the masses. The e-commerce company also showcased a new device called the Amazon Glow aimed at children, new "Hey Disney" Alexa skills in partnership with Disney, and a Disney-inspired Echo Show case made by OtterBox.

Here's everything Amazon unveiled at its event

29 Sep 2021

Technology
Here's everything Amazon unveiled at its event

Last night, e-commerce major Amazon wrapped up its fall product launch event in style. The company announced new gadgets including a home robot named Astro, the company's first smart thermostat to rival Google Nest, and the wall-mountable Echo Show 15 smart speaker.

Here's everything Amazon could unveil at its September 28 event

26 Sep 2021

Technology
Here's everything Amazon could unveil at its September 28 event

Amazon's hardware division responsible for the Echo devices is gearing up for another hardware announcement event on September 28.

Everything we're expecting from Amazon's event on September 28

21 Sep 2021

Technology
Everything we're expecting from Amazon's event on September 28

E-commerce and tech major Amazon has announced that it is set to hold its annual hardware and services event on September 28 at 9:30 pm IST.

Have Alexa? Ask Amitabh Bachchan to tell you a joke!

20 Aug 2021

Entertainment
Have Alexa? Ask Amitabh Bachchan to tell you a joke!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's voice is something any Indian can recognize.

Here's what different ring colors on your Amazon Echo mean

25 Feb 2020

Technology
Here's what different ring colors on your Amazon Echo mean

Amazon's Echo devices, known for their handy Alexa-powered features, sport fancy light rings.

Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

24 Dec 2019

Technology
Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

Recently, a paramedic student in the United Kingdom was left horrified after seeking the help of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa to study.

Hackers can spy on you via Alexa, Google Assistant

22 Oct 2019

Technology
Hackers can spy on you via Alexa, Google Assistant

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa dominate as two incredibly impressive AI-powered voice assistants.

From eyeglasses to ring, these are Amazon's new Alexa-powered devices

26 Sep 2019

Technology
From eyeglasses to ring, these are Amazon's new Alexa-powered devices

Amazon is taking on Google and Apple like never before!

Amazon Dot v/s Echo: Which one should you buy?

29 Jun 2019

Technology
Amazon Dot v/s Echo: Which one should you buy?

It feels so futuristic to summon Alexa and have her do things for you - play music or read news or set reminders or simply turn on/off the lights.

Baby thinks her name is 'Alexa', thanks to Amazon Echo

16 Jun 2019

Technology
Baby thinks her name is 'Alexa', thanks to Amazon Echo

Smart assistants, like Amazon Alexa, have become a part of our daily lives.

Soon, Facebook could offer products with its own AI assistant

31 May 2019

Technology
Soon, Facebook could offer products with its own AI assistant

After Google, Apple, and Amazon, Facebook could be the next big technology giant to jump on the bandwagon of voice-activated products.

Now, you can ask Alexa to forget conversations: Here's how

30 May 2019

Technology
Now, you can ask Alexa to forget conversations: Here's how

Alexa, the digital voice assistant from Amazon, is getting a handy new privacy feature, one you can use to delete your voice recordings instantly.

You can spy back on your smart devices like Echo

28 Apr 2019

Technology
You can spy back on your smart devices like Echo

Smart home devices are known to collect/share information with third-parties to improve your experience as well as to serve adverts.

Apparently, Amazon's Alexa employees can find out where you live

25 Apr 2019

Technology
Apparently, Amazon's Alexa employees can find out where you live

Amazon Alexa is great at handling queries - be it ordering food, getting a cab, or keeping you entertained.

Amazon Earth Week Sale: Top-deals on smartphones, accessories, and laptops

16 Apr 2019

Technology
Amazon Earth Week Sale: Top-deals on smartphones, accessories, and laptops

In commemoration of the Earth Day, which falls on April 22, Amazon has announced the Earth Week Sale from April 16-22.

#AprilFoolsDay: Best pranks ever played by tech companies

01 Apr 2019

Technology
#AprilFoolsDay: Best pranks ever played by tech companies

Finally, it's April 1, the day when we all play some of the wackiest pranks on our friends, family, and loved ones.

Soon, Samsung could launch an affordable Google Home competitor

29 Dec 2018

Technology
Soon, Samsung could launch an affordable Google Home competitor

In the game of smart home speakers, Google Home and Amazon Echo are the most preferred choices.

#CreepAlert: Alexa told user to 'kill your foster parents'

22 Dec 2018

Technology
#CreepAlert: Alexa told user to 'kill your foster parents'

Amazon's Alexa can help you with tasks ranging from food ordering to shopping.

Amazon 'mistakenly' sends someone's private Alexa recordings to stranger

21 Dec 2018

Business
Amazon 'mistakenly' sends someone's private Alexa recordings to stranger

Sales of virtual assistants, like Amazon's Alexa, are booming in many countries.

Amazon's Echo Wall Clock visualizes your Alexa timers: Here's how

16 Dec 2018

Technology
Amazon's Echo Wall Clock visualizes your Alexa timers: Here's how

Back in September, Amazon had announced Echo Wall Clock as a smart home device capable of adding visual elements to your Alexa timers.

Now listen to Bauua Singh from 'Zero' on your Alexa

12 Dec 2018

Entertainment
Now listen to Bauua Singh from 'Zero' on your Alexa

Are you a die-hard fan of Shah Rukh Khan who also owns Amazon's Alexa? Then, here's a good news for you.

5 interesting things you can do with Amazon's Echo speakers

02 Dec 2018

Technology
5 interesting things you can do with Amazon's Echo speakers

When it comes to smart assistants, there's no denying that Amazon's Alexa is neck-to-neck with Google Assistant.

Finally, Amazon Echo speakers are getting Apple Music: Details here

02 Dec 2018

Technology
Finally, Amazon Echo speakers are getting Apple Music: Details here

After a long wait, Amazon is bringing Apple Music on its Alexa-powered Echo devices.

Alexa beeps out 'C**d' from 'Abhi Na Jao Chhod kar'

28 Nov 2018

India
Alexa beeps out 'C**d' from 'Abhi Na Jao Chhod kar'

Alexa, Amazon's very own digital assistant, has been garnering a lot of love and appreciation in India lately.

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

12 Aug 2018

Technology
Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

Amazon has pushed new updates for its smart assistant Alexa and Alexa-supported devices like Amazon Echo to particularly cater to Indian children.

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

08 Aug 2018

Technology
Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

Amazon has pushed new updates for its smart assistant Alexa and Alexa-supported devices like Amazon Echo to particularly cater to Indian children.

Amazon Freedom Sale begins August 9: All details here

04 Aug 2018

Business
Amazon Freedom Sale begins August 9: All details here

Amazon has announced its three-day 'Amazon Freedom Sale' in India.

You may soon make calls using your Apple's HomePod

23 Jul 2018

Technology
You may soon make calls using your Apple's HomePod

Apple's HomePod smart speaker, which became commercially available a few months back, is reportedly getting an update that'll include a slew of new features including the ability to make and receive phone calls.

Amazon Prime Day Sale starts from July 16: Details here

05 Jul 2018

Business
Amazon Prime Day Sale starts from July 16: Details here

For the fourth consecutive year now, Amazon will be hosting its Amazon Prime Day Sale in India starting July 16, 12 pm IST onwards.

#CreepAlert: Alexa says to its owner, "I see people dying"

25 Jun 2018

Technology
#CreepAlert: Alexa says to its owner, "I see people dying"

San Francisco-based Echo user Shawn Kinnear has reported that Amazon's digital smart voice assistant Alexa recently made an unprompted and disturbing statement at his home.

Amazon Echo recorded private conversation, sent it to random contact

26 May 2018

Technology
Amazon Echo recorded private conversation, sent it to random contact

Danielle, an Amazon Echo user from Portland, Oregon, has experienced something strange and rather concerning with her digital home assistant.

Amazon launches Echo Dot Kids Edition smart speaker

26 Apr 2018

Technology
Amazon launches Echo Dot Kids Edition smart speaker

Amazon has launched a Kids Edition of its Echo Dot smart speaker for $79.99 (Rs. 5,400) in the US.

Alexa gets Cleartrip integration, Amazon Echo can now search flights

17 Apr 2018

Technology
Alexa gets Cleartrip integration, Amazon Echo can now search flights

Amazon's Alexa has found another use-case with the integration of Cleartrip - an online travel company.

Privacy is a myth. Under fire this time: Smart speakers

13 Apr 2018

Technology
Privacy is a myth. Under fire this time: Smart speakers

Google recently launched its smart speaker Google Home in India. Amazon's Echo smart speaker is already available in the home market since last year.

Google Home smart speakers most probably will be Flipkart-exclusive

04 Apr 2018

Technology
Google Home smart speakers most probably will be Flipkart-exclusive

Google is launching its Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India on April 10 and the product might initially be Flipkart-exclusive.

Ahead of launch, Google Home speakers get Gaana, Saavn integration

04 Apr 2018

Technology
Ahead of launch, Google Home speakers get Gaana, Saavn integration

Days before their launch, Google has apparently added support for Gaana and Saavn, the two popular music streaming services, on its Home series speakers.

Here are 7 hot gadgets to buy under Rs. 20,000

02 Apr 2018

Business
Here are 7 hot gadgets to buy under Rs. 20,000

Technology is getting better by the day and tech companies are striving to bring the best products with the latest technology, but devices with high-end specs are often expensive and don't find many buyers.

Bug in Amazon's Alexa makes it randomly laugh, scares users

08 Mar 2018

Technology
Bug in Amazon's Alexa makes it randomly laugh, scares users

In a strange and rather amusing bug, users of devices enabled with Amazon's digital voice assistant Alexa have reported that the latter seems to randomly start laughing of its own accord, without being prompted to.

Amazon Prime Music officially comes to India

28 Feb 2018

Business
Amazon Prime Music officially comes to India

Amazon has officially launched its music streaming service called Prime Music in India.